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Michael Silverman

Michael Silverman is a sports business reporter at the Boston Globe. A graduate of the University of Michigan and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, Silverman co-wrote Pedro Martinez’ memoir and covered the Red Sox for the Boston Herald between 1995 and 2019.

Latest stories

‘These teams ... allow kids to experience baseball.’ Politicians join the fight to prevent minor-league contraction

By and Ryan Wangman , Globe Staff and Correspondent

Led by Representative Lori Trahan of Massachusetts, a ‘Save Minor League Baseball Task Force’ has taken aim at MLB’s plan to reduce its farm system.

Bernie Sanders, MLB have ‘productive’ meeting on minor league contraction

By , Globe Staff

Baseball officials met with Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont Monday.

Athletes will do their part to get out the vote in 2020

By , Globe Staff

Jayson Tatum, Alex Morgan, and many others will be ambassadors for Michelle Obama’s “When We All Vote” initiative.


Here are the teams MLB wants to eliminate from its minor league system

By , Globe Staff

Of the 42 teams targeted in a restructuring plan, 13 teams would cease operations entirely, while others would be reassigned.